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Comet C/2023 C2 ATLAS

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 2°, Max. star mag.: 12)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension15h 32.0m
Declination-74° 27'
ConstellationApus
Distance from Earth2.190 AU
Last observed magnitude13.5
Date of last reported observation2024-Jun-11
Altitude-51.8°
Azimuth163° (SSE)
Angular separation from Sun126.3°
Ecliptic latitude-37.0°
Comet observations courtesy of COBS
Orbit
Distance from Sun2.909 AU
Perihelion2.368 AU
(2024-Nov-16)
Aphelion6,149.507 AU
Period170,598 years
Eccentricity0.999230
Inclination to ecliptic48.3°
Speed relative to Sun24.691 km/s

Warning!
Never attempt to observe objects close to the sun without taking the proper precautions. In particular, never point optical instruments near the sun and look through them, or you risk permanent eye damage or blindness.
 

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